East Renfrewshire residents are being urged to take part in a budget consultation to help shape the council's future priorities for 2022/23. With Covid-19 having highlighted how future priorities might change, East Renfrewshire Council said digital connectivity is now even more important to ena
A number of companies are operating across East Renfrewshire to install measures to help make homes more energy efficient at reduced or no cost through the availability of funding or grants. Improvement measures can include installing new boilers, putting in wall and floor insulation, and more.
Plans submitted by Dickie & Moore Homes to knock down a riding school in Newton Mearns to build 17 flats have been rejected. The plans received 40 objections which claimed the scheme would be out of character with the surrounding area.
East Renfrewshire Council has frozen council tax rates for 2021/22 as it set an outline budget for the year. The council has benefitted from a 0.45% increase in the like for like grant settlement and additional funding for a council tax freeze from the Scottish Government, as well as the use of &pou
Tributes have been paid to former East Renfrewshire councillor Kenny Hay, who passed away suddenly on Tuesday. Mr Hay served as a Labour councillor for Barrhead, Liboside and Uplawmoor from 2012 to 2017.
East Renfrewshire Council has become an accredited Living Wage employer. The council's Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at the local authority receive the Living Wage rate of £9.50 per hour from April 2021. This rate is higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s of &po
East Renfrewshire Council has assisted Barrhead-based charity, the Include Me 2 Club, in securing a £4,000 donation from CCG (Scotland) Ltd. As part of the council’s community benefits, suppliers who win any major contract must commit to supporting local causes through community enhancem
East Renfrewshire Council is set to review the approach taken in tackling homelessness in an attempt to adopt the Scottish Government's recommendation for a shift to a rapid rehousing approach. The Homelessness and Rough Sleepers Action Group was set up to produce solutions to end homelessness and r